From the Wires
IDT Names Tom Sparkman as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Sales
By: Business Wire
Apr. 13, 2012 04:15 PM
Integrated Device Technology, Inc. (IDT®) (NASDAQ:IDTI), the Analog and Digital Company™ delivering essential mixed-signal semiconductor solutions, today announced the appointment of Tom Sparkman to the role of senior vice president of worldwide sales. With more than 20 years of sales and senior leadership experience in the analog and mixed-signal semiconductor industry, Sparkman is ideally suited to drive the next phase of growth at IDT.
“Tom is an industry veteran with an impressive track record of delivering customer success and shareholder value,” said Dr. Ted Tewksbury, president and CEO at IDT. “As IDT continues our evolution into an analog-intensive mixed-signal solutions company, Tom brings the ideal set of skills and experience to aggressively drive design wins and revenue growth for our new products. We are excited to have Tom lead IDT’s worldwide sales channel.”
“I am incredibly pleased to accept my new role at IDT,” said Sparkman. “Our system-level approach to solving problems brings value to our customers in key markets, such as 4G wireless infrastructure, cloud computing and mobility. I look forward to leveraging my analog heritage to take IDT’s sales team to the next level by strengthening and expanding our customer relationships.”
Prior to joining IDT in late 2011, Sparkman was CEO of Samplify Systems, a venture-backed company in which IDT was a strategic investor. Sparkman joined Samplify with 23 years of semiconductor experience, mostly at Maxim Integrated Products, Inc., an international supplier of analog and mixed-signal products. While at Maxim, Sparkman built both domestic and international sales organizations and played an instrumental role in scaling the company from $50M to $2.5B in sales.
Integrated Device Technology, Inc., the Analog and Digital Company™, develops system-level solutions that optimize its customers’ applications. IDT uses its market leadership in timing, serial switching and interfaces, and adds analog and system expertise to provide complete application-optimized, mixed-signal solutions for the communications, computing and consumer segments. Headquartered in San Jose, Calif., IDT has design, manufacturing and sales facilities throughout the world. IDT stock is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Stock Market® under the symbol “IDTI.” Additional information about IDT is accessible at www.IDT.com. Follow IDT on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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